Cartesian Printer – Electronics Mounting + Updated Heat Bed

After a lot of research and comparing the range of heat-bed technologies, the kapton heatbed is the best suited to this printer. It is made from thin polymide. This heatbed is composed of glass, a aluminium heat spreader and kapton heat sheet. The dimensions of the glass build plate is 320mm x 250mm. The only supplier available with the parts i needed for the heat bed is makertoolworks.

Since the printer has to be easy to use a Full graphic lcd controller is fitted. This also allows the user to use a sd card and use the printer as a standalone printer. The printer can be fully controlled from lcd controller without the need of a pc.

A meanwell psu will be standard along with a 40 amp dc-dc solid state relay. The relay will be used to switch the high current to the heat bed.

 

 

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